Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Iowa

Precipitation Rankings, January 2014

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2014
1-Month
0.43"
(10.92mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2003 1981
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1949
Ties: 1920
Dec 2013–Jan 2014
2-Month
1.05"
(26.67mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2003 2003
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2016
Ties: 1931
Nov 2013–Jan 2014
3-Month
2.64"
(67.06mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2003 2003
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1932
Ties: 1959
Oct 2013–Jan 2014
4-Month
5.42"
(137.67mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2011 1911
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1932
Sep 2013–Jan 2014
5-Month
7.36"
(186.94mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2012 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1932
Aug 2013–Jan 2014
6-Month
8.85"
(224.79mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Ties: 1898
Jul 2013–Jan 2014
7-Month
10.59"
(268.99mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
-6.98"
(-177.29mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Jun 2013–Jan 2014
8-Month
15.48"
(393.19mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
-6.70"
(-170.18mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2013 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
May 2013–Jan 2014
9-Month
24.13"
(612.90mm)
26.22"
(665.99mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1994
Apr 2013–Jan 2014
10-Month
30.56"
(776.22mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
1.39"
(35.30mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2013 1911
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
Mar 2013–Jan 2014
11-Month
32.65"
(829.31mm)
31.14"
(790.96mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2013 1911
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
Feb 2013–Jan 2014
12-Month
33.92"
(861.57mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2013 1911
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
Aug 2012–Jan 2014
18-Month
44.93"
(1,141.22mm)
45.86"
(1,164.84mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1957
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1994
Feb 2012–Jan 2014
24-Month
59.91"
(1,521.71mm)
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2013 1990
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2009
Feb 2011–Jan 2014
36-Month
91.37"
(2,320.80mm)
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
-4.92"
(-124.97mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1991 1958
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011
Feb 2010–Jan 2014
48-Month
135.06"
(3,430.52mm)
128.27"
(3,258.06mm)
6.79"
(172.46mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2007 1959
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011
Feb 2009–Jan 2014
60-Month
174.83"
(4,440.68mm)
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2008 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/